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Thorsten V. Koeppl

Part-time Professor

Florence School of Banking and Finance


Thorsten V. Koeppl is a Professor, the Robert McIntosh Fellow and a RBC Fellow in the Department of Economics at Queen’s University. He is currently also the Scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy at the CD Howe Institute, one of Canada’s most influential policy think tanks.

Prof. Koeppl has served as an adviser to several policy institutions in matters of financial market infrastructure, regulation and policy interventions. For his work in these areas, he won the Governor’s Award of the Bank of Canada and received the Doug Purvis Memorial Prize from the Canadian Economic Association.

Prof. Koeppl has degrees in management and in economics from the Universities of Eichstaett/Ingolstadt and Basel, and received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota. His main research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics, financial market infrastructure and blockchain economics. He has published on these topics in top economics journals such as Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Financial Studies and the Journal of Financial Economics among several others.

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